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Gender Specialist - ACES
Friday, September 21, 2018

The Development Innovations Group (DIG) is seeking experts interested in long- and short-term positions for projects under the Active Communities Effective States (ACES) IDIQ, which will provide technical services for USAID’s Democracy, Human Rights and Governance.

The objective of this Indefinite Date Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to provide Technical assistance and advisory services, training, and direct program implementation to support host country good governance, transparency and accountability by applying Democracy, Rights and Governance principles and practices. To accomplish this, the ACES IDIQ activity’s will be structured around the following technical areas: 1) Good Governance and Anti-Corruption; 2) Strengthening the Legislative Function/Legal Framework; 3) Decentralization and Local Governance; 4) Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform; and 5) Strengthening Oversight Mechanisms.

DIG is seeking mid- and senior-level experts. Prior USAID experience and experience working overseas with country counterparts and institutions is highly desirable. Individuals with significant relevant experience working on similar donor-funded international development projects are also encouraged to apply.

The Gender Specialist will lead contractor support to USAID and stakeholders in all aspects of gender data collection and analysis to ensure that the overall emphasis of gender is included in all applicable work carried out under ACES. The  Gender Specialist will:

  • Provide guidance on the use of performance indicators and evaluations to reflect progress toward gender equality outcomes and impacts throughout the life of the project.
  • Assist in the design of gender analyses to assess gaps between men and women, provide recommendations on empowering leadership and expertise of women and girls, and devise strategies for meeting their needs.
  • Ensure identified indicators incorporate consideration of gender sensitivities, geographic focus, population segmentation, and similar cross-cutting strategic issues of importance to USAID.
  • Establish gender-disaggregated information requirements for data collection activities and reports; and highlight gender-based constraints and issues in connection with all assessments, surveys and studies.

    Interested candidates indicate the position for which they are applying, and should submit a brief cover letter, CV, salary history, and three references to   info@developinnovations.com   . Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. DIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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